Sports

Unbeaten NP girls' soccer team still hopes to bring out its best

Cougars break out to solid 4-0-1 start
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The fact that the North Providence High girls' soccer team has outscored its Division III-A opponents by a 16-2 count en route to a marvelous 4-0-1 start is a bit intimidating. The... more

Twice as nice: Gingras retains N.E. title, captures UBF belt

Lincoln fighter cops unanimous-decision victory over McCreedy
LINCOLN - Rich Gingras knew that if he was going to capture arguably the biggest fight of his professional boxing career, he was going to have to survive a real battle with Joey McCreedy in the main... more

Scituate stuns Ponaganset

Spartans score 26 second-half points to erase 10-0 deficit
GLOCESTER - After being blanked 10-0 in the first half, the Scituate High football team stormed back to score 26 unanswered points and take a 26-10 victory over nearby rival Ponaganset on Saturday... more

Shea girls hope to bring 'A' game to new soccer division

PAWTUCKET - For the Shea High girls' soccer team, moving up to the Division III-A ranks this season was tough enough. Making the jump with just three returning starters and several newcomers to the... more

NP uses non-league football loss to evaluate players

Cougars set sights on Div. IV opener vs. PCD co-op team
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Beating a Division II-A team in its non-league opener in front of its home fans on Saturday afternoon would have been a wonderful way for North Providence to kick off its football... more

Mount girls' tennis team looks to 'fight hard' in competitive league this season

WOONSOCKET - How competitive has it been this season in the Division I girls' tennis circuit? Extremely. Twelve of the division's first 22 matches across the state have been decided by 4-3 scores,... more

Winless Clippers stay competitive in return to Division I volleyball

Young Cumberland team hangs tough with state's top teams
CUMBERLAND - Ruth Plante could have easily kept her Cumberland High girls' volleyball team in Division II this season. With only four seniors and a large number of underclassmen out for her squad, it... more

Tigers' girls' soccer team is 'a work in progress'

PAWTUCKET - Despite its slow start, the Tolman High girls' soccer team hopes to bounce back and make the playoffs again in Division III-A. "It's not going as well as we planned," head coach Bel... more

New-look Lions' soccer team hopes to 'sharpen everything up'

Lincoln boys seek to take advantage of eight-day break
PROVIDENCE - Here's a word of advice for anyone who plans to see the Lincoln High boys' soccer team in action this season. Get your hands on a roster. Fourteen players from last year's successful... more

Scituate spikers take step in right direction

Nineteen-year-old Maiello takes over as head girls' volleyball coach
PAWTUCKET - The Scituate High girls' volleyball team put a foot in the right direction last Wednesday night at Shea High by staying together and communicating to win three tough games over the... more

NP boys' soccer team claims first Division III win, defeats Tiverton

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence High boys' soccer team rebounded from a season-opening loss to Woonsocket High by posting a 2-1 victory over Tiverton last Friday night in the Cougars' home... more

Lincoln/Cumberland girls' hockey team claims summer league crown

SMITHFIELD - The Lincoln/Cumberland co-op girls' summer hockey team wrapped up its Rhode Island Summer Hockey League season in style late last month by capturing the championship with a 5-4 overtime... more

Sentinel boys' soccer team earns tie, first win of year

SMITHFIELD - After playing a solid first half, the Smithfield High boys' soccer team committed some fouls, surrendered a lead, and in the end, had to settle for a 2-2 draw with Mount Pleasant on... more

Cougar girls' tennis squad nets first win

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Daniela Chavez's 6-1, 6-4 win in first singles, her third straight victory of the season, led the way for the North Providence High girls' tennis team on Friday afternoon in the... more

NSYSA produces another action-packed weekend

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Seventeen action-packed games highlighted the third weekend of the North Smithfield Youth Soccer Association's fall recreational program at the North Smithfield Elementary School's... more

Sentinel girls cop top spot in Div. I soccer standings

Sentinels turn away Barrington, Mt. Hope
SMITHFIELD - The Smithfield High girls' soccer team rolled into this week in first place in the Division I-North standings with a 3-1 record, thanks to its 4-1 victory over Barrington last Wednesday... more

Home Run Heroes plans collection drive for baseball gear on Oct. 4

LINCOLN - Home Run Heroes will hold its 5th annual collection drive for new and lightly used baseball gear on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the main entrance to Lincoln High School. Home... more

Lincoln Parks & Rec schedules signups next week for youth flag football leagues

LINCOLN - Lincoln Parks and Recreation will be holding registrations for its middle school and high school flag football leagues next Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the Lincoln... more

Win $1,000 for your high school, team at Autumnfest tug-of-war

WOONSOCKET - Attention high school athletes: Do you want to help win $1,000 for your team? Hey coach, can you get your "one ton plus" tribe together on Sunday, Oct. 12? The "Mega War" tug-of-war... more

England U8 girls steal show in LYSA fall recreation league

LINCOLN - Team England of the U8 girls' division of the Lincoln Youth Soccer Association's fall recreational league scored eight or more goals for the third time in as many weeks and became the first... more

R.I. Rampage seeks players for U10, U12 softball teams

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The Rhode Island Rampage girls softball program is conducting another tryout session for its U10 and U12 teams on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to noon at Pacheco Park. The... more

Ex-Patriot Collins is slated to speak at BVYFC fundraiser

EAST GREENWICH - Former New England Patriots running back Tony Collins will be the guest speaker at a benefit dinner for the Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading Conference's 8th-grade... more

Mountain bike event is Oct. 4

CUMBERLAND - The International Mountain Bicycling Association will celebrate its 11th annual free Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day on Saturday, Oct. 4, at 10 a.m. at Diamond Hill Park's pump track.... more

North Stars' Squirt Minor squad sweeps series

WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket North Stars' Squirt Minor Select squad hiked its young record to 2-1 by sweeping a doubleheader from the Manchester, N.H., Flames on Saturday afternoon at Adelard Arena by... more

Blackstone Valley Blazers' U12 softball team schedules final tryout on Saturday

LINCOLN - The Blackstone Valley Blazers' U12 travel softball team will hold its final tryout for next year's team on Saturday, Sept. 20, at 1 p.m. at Saylesville Elementary School's Sullivan Field.... more

Umpiring clinic will be Oct. 4

WOONSOCKET - Triple Crown Umpires is holding an umpiring clinic Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m.-noon at Woonsocket's Hartnett Field. To register or for more information, contact Tommy Brien at 765-... more

WLL's Jim Carr Memorial golf tournament is again a success

WOONSOCKET - The 21st annual Woonsocket Little League Jim Carr Memorial Jimmy Fund golf tournament was held at Triggs Memorial Golf Course in Providence on Aug. 23. All the proceeds were donated to... more

Lepine, CRS win again in Field of Dreams League

WOONSOCKET - Geno Roy's three-hit game helped Lepine Financial notch a 15-9 win over Village Haven on Friday and remain in first place in the Field of Dreams Senior Softball League at Cold Spring... more

Gallagher girls split first two soccer games

SMITHFIELD - The defending state champion Gallagher Middle School launched its season last Monday with a 14-0 victory in North Providence over one of the league's new teams, Birchwood. But Gallagher... more

Elmwood Sports wins Senior Softball Div. I title

Korel Construction tops regular-season champs for Div. II crown Elmwood Sports concluded a magical season by defeating Action Auto 55 in their best-of-three title series to capture the Division I... more

Ex-Patriot Collins will speak at BVYFC fundraiser Oct. 2

EAST GREENWICH - Former New England Patriots running back Tony Collins will be the guest speaker at a benefit dinner for the Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading Conference's 8th-grade... more

CSP United's U13 girls put away Wakefield United, 5-0

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Youth Soccer Association's CSP (Competitive Select Program) United U13 girls' team rolled to a 5-0 victory over Wakefield (Mass.) United in its home opener on Sunday at... more